Monday 12 October 1931
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Raoul Pleskow and KN Rao.
Susan Lenox <Her Fall and Rise>, directed by Greta Garbo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
while Years of Grace by Margaret Ayers Barnes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ruth Kerner.
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- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
- Raoul Pleskow: Composer.
- KN Rao: Indian celebrated Hindu astrologer based in Delhi and author of several illuminating books about jyotish (Vedic), spiced with his ever pertinent and out-spoken comments.
- Aristide Pozzali: Italy sport Champion.
- Ole-Johan Dahl: Norwegian computer scientist and academic co-developed Simula (d. 2002).
- 1st International Conference on Calendar Reform
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